N Beth-Halachmi

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The IQ of 52 girls with precocious puberty (mean age 9.5 +/- 2.8 years) was compared with that of 51 normal matched control subjects (mean age 9.7 +/- 2.8 years) and with that of eight girls with fast puberty (onset at normal age but accelerated advancement). Girls with precocious puberty had a significantly higher verbal IQ score than the control subjects(More)
Fifty-six adolescents with varying combinations of pubertal delay and growth retardation were given the Offer Self-Image Questionnaire. Delay in sexual maturation by itself had no significant deleterious effect on self-image; however, growth retardation did. These results have important implications in determining indications for the endocrinological(More)
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